Tagged: Antarctica

Icefish in a warming sea

The oceans are warming, with the most dramatic warming occurring at the poles. Temperature is a key factor for all ectothermic animals, including many fish. The internal body temperature of ectotherms matches that of...

Exploring the Antarctic Depths

Antarctica is covered in ice sheets that are up to 3 kilometers (2 miles) thick. These ice sheets connect to the ocean water surrounding Antarctica where they permanently float. At this point, the ice...

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